If you’re a prepper, then odds are that at some point someone has said to you, “If there’s a disaster, I’ll just come to your house.” I get angry every time I hear this. How can they not see how selfish this is? It’s like saying, “If my car breaks down, I’ll just take your car,” or “If I go broke, I’ll just take your money.” The hell you will.
Prepping takes a huge amount of time, research, money, and work. If your survival plan is to leech off my efforts, you’re going to be very disappointed. It might sound harsh, but if I take in everyone who needs help, there won’t be enough supplies for everyone, making my preps all for naught. Homestead Dreamer wrote a great article about this topic. She explains how to handle people who say this and even offers some solutions you can implement beforehand.
LeAnn writes, “A disaster occurs. People have been without power or running water for a week and are now out of food, too. They show up at your house and ask you to share. What do you do? I have had this article topic in my ‘drafts’ for about 6 months now. It is a touchy subject that I, quite frankly, did not want to touch on due to the controversy that it can cause.” Follow the link below to keep reading.